Since the first weeks of the epidemic, rumors have been circulating that a coronavirus may have escaped from a laboratory in Wuhan, China. Now the doctrine is under scrutiny. President Joe Biden last week instructed US law enforcement agencies research whether Covid-19 “was derived from contact with an infected person or from a laboratory risk” and explained 90 days later.
Losing out of the lab is just an idea, based on all the evidence, but it makes sense. Wuhan’s market for Huanan fish where Covid-19 was originally found is suitable for “transmitting zoonotic” virus on animal scales – wild animals are highly interactive and human. However it is only 12km from Wuhan Institute of Virology, which contains most of the classified coronaviruses; another organization, the Wuhan Center for Control and Prevention, very close. Survival of the lab has caused disease in the past.
Recognizing the truth does not mean sharing guilt. I am it is important that you understand the onset of the disease that has killed at least 3.5m people if we want to prevent this outbreak in the future. If zoonotic spillover is the cause, knowing the mechanisms can determine the changes in animal care and communication, and contribute to globalization. early warning system of future dangers. If the virus originated in the lab – and somehow mutated there – education could be learned from the transparency and security of global research.
Even the dangerous weapons of US spy agencies may be insufficient, however, to find a definite answer. And in the “truth” world, not only Beijing but many other countries will deny any US claims that they have exposed the origin of coronavirus in China as a war of attrition.
Instead, the world needs a thorough scientific research conducted by trusted experts selected by an international organization, and given the opportunity to find all the people, places and places they need. For all its difficulties during the plague, the body has to deal with World Health Organization. Indeed, the psychiatric laboratory has re-emerged as a result of an anonymous WHO study that was disrupted due to complete incompatibility in China. Marichi of WHO reports ended the transfer of the bat, through an intermediary visitor, was “probably possible”, as well as an event in the laboratory “it is very unlikely“.
However, when researchers detected a disease like Covid in late 2019 among other people found in the Huanan market, the Sars-Cov-2 virus was not found in animals – its source is unknown. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, says a feasibility study for the lab could be was not “enough enough”.
Beijing seems to love the source to keep it a secret. China has forced WHO researchers to open up opportunities for the virus to reach Wuhan with cold food; Chinese journalists have opposed the idea that it was sent from anywhere in the world. Donald Trump did not make Beijing more open by forcing it to “make China” pay for the virus, even though Biden has lost such language.
Claiming that they are doing free trade in the face of Trump’s time security, as well vaccine discussions, however, Beijing has tried to establish itself as a trusted citizen of the world. It may fear losing face if it is proven to be a source of Covid. Instead, China would have gained respect if it had been exchanged, bold, and transparent and united.